Opinion

We can grow our own coffee in the form of chickory. (Mary Lowther photo)

Mary Lowther column: Growing a coffee alternative: chickory and beet root

I’ve been looking for a tasty coffee substitute that I can grow

  • Mar 27, 2021
We can grow our own coffee in the form of chickory. (Mary Lowther photo)
Sarah Simpson

Sarah Simpson Column: Is Spring Break breaking you, too?

The problem is that was only the first three days of the break .

Sarah Simpson
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Expansion plan means a lot less park

Joe, thanks for the opportunity to set the record straight. Here are the facts.

  • Mar 26, 2021
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Not the one confused on fascism definition

The topic in the first place was the overuse and misuse of the term “fascist”

  • Mar 26, 2021
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Letter writer confused on definition of fascism

Argument tends to lose credibility

  • Mar 25, 2021
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Alarm over councillors’ attitude to local area plan justified

This attempt to tinker undermines public confidence in the process.

  • Mar 25, 2021
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In January of 2021, 165 people died from overdose in British Columbia. (Paul Henderson/Progress file)

Editorial: Overdoses: the other health crisis

The latest numbers from January of this year tell us that 165 people died from drug overdoses

  • Mar 25, 2021
In January of 2021, 165 people died from overdose in British Columbia. (Paul Henderson/Progress file)
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Why can’t churches join reopening?

The Cowichan Aquatic leisure swimming pool is reopening April 6.

  • Mar 23, 2021
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Objections to Duncan Manor expansion unjustified

I wonder if the letter writers that make comments, ever go to Centennial Park

  • Mar 23, 2021
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Frustrated with lack of communication from City

This is absurd as all I am asking is if this curb is a no parking curb

  • Mar 23, 2021
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Fire clean or not at all

The key to making a backyard fire (or any fire) pollution-free is to maximize combustion temperature

  • Mar 22, 2021
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Trash netting for storm pipes

This clever method is used in Australia

  • Mar 22, 2021
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We need to both explore, and save our planet

But many things we take for granted now came from the space program.

  • Mar 22, 2021
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Encroaching on Centennial Park outrageous

This small, established recreational area and green space is heavily used and should not be reduced.

  • Mar 22, 2021
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Letter completely wrong

Is the real problem deliberate, malicious mischaracterization of my points, then?

  • Mar 22, 2021
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Chris Wilkinson

Chris Wilkinson column: How to replace bad habits during Nutrition Month

Our habits have changed. Some for the better. Some, not so much.

  • Mar 21, 2021
Chris Wilkinson
Tim Schewe

Drivesmart column: Where is the right place to put your hands on the wheel?

No longer generally acceptable to hold the steering wheel with your hands in the 10 and two position

  • Mar 21, 2021
Tim Schewe
Garlic is muscling its way through the frosty leaves. (Mary Lowther photo)

Mary Lowther column: Spring is when gardeners really bloom

We endure the elements, fortified by the knowledge that soon we can put away the wellies, long johns

  • Mar 20, 2021
Garlic is muscling its way through the frosty leaves. (Mary Lowther photo)
Sarah Simpson

Sarah Simpson column: Quest for effiency yields mixed bag of results

Why was there a loose peach tea leaf in my cornbread muffin, you ask?

Sarah Simpson
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Moments of kindness brighten your day

I slowed down to stop for a red light in Chemainus and my car just suddenly stopped.

  • Mar 19, 2021
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